Ralph D. Provost, a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Postal Service, is the new postmaster of Spanish Fork, replacing Merlin Wright, who has become postmaster of West Jordan.

Provost began his postal career in Ogden where he was hired as a distribution clerk. He also worked in Clearfield as a letter carrier and in Roy as a carrier, clerk and supervisor of postal operations.Provost and his wife, Belva, live in Fruit Heights and have two grown children.